Mister Ron's Basement II
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Sun, Apr 30 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #356

Funny tales of First Love and Romance are in the Basement
this week -- beginning with George Randolph Chester's delightful romp from sometime between 1905 and 1915
-- 'Especially Men.'

Time: approx forty-one and a half minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:52am EDT

Sat, Apr 29 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #355

George Ade tells a sad story from 1899, 'The Fable of the Slim Girl Who Tried to Keep a Date That Was Never Made.'

Time: approx four minutes

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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:50am EDT

Fri, Apr 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #354

George Ade tells us about two sisters, one hard-working, and the other lazy, who had very different ambitions in the Land of Opportunity (Chicago) in
'The Fable of Sister Mae, Who Did as Well as Could Be Expected'
from 1899.



Time: approx five minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

Thu, Apr 27 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #353

Thomas Bailey Aldrich discovers that odd names on one side of the Atlantic may be ordinary on the other -- and vice versa, in the 1903 tale 'Fleabody and Other Queer Names.'

Time: approx five minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45am EDT

Wed, Apr 26 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #352

Thomas Bailey Aldrich explains how sometimes authors are not the clever, scintillating wits they appear to be on paper when you meet them in person, in the 1903 essay, 'Writers and Talkers.'

Time: approx four minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Tue, Apr 25 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #351

Thomas Bailey Aldrich throws a wild tale from his youth at us in the 1870 story 'One Memorable Night.'



Time: approx seventeen minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:39am EDT

Mon, Apr 24 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #350

Thomas Bailey Aldrich's 'The Autograph Hunter' gives us the straight scoop on starry-eyed collectors of literary ephemera from back in 1903.



Time: approx ten minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Sun, Apr 23 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #349

Thomas Bailey Aldrich wrote literate poetry, serious novels, critical articles, and oblique humor from the 1870s up until his death in 1907.

His 1903 piece 'On A Certain Affectation' explores a curious quirk of sensitive Modern Young People. It's pretty funny.

Time: approx five and a half minutes

Time: approx Four minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

Sat, Apr 22 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #348

George Ade sends us along on a slight errand, in the 1901 tale 'The Fable of The Brotherhood of States & The Wife Who Was Responsible for the Jubilee.'

Time: approx four and a half minutes

Time: approx Four minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

Fri, Apr 21 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #347

George Ade explains the social ramifications of learning a popular skill in
'The Fable of the Girl Who Wanted to Warm Up When It Was Too Late' from 1904.

Time: approx Four minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-04-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:28am EDT